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    FDA’s denial of menthol e-cigarette products highlights increasing pressure

    The agency last week issued a marketing denial order against several menthol e-cigarette capsules made by Logic Technology Development — the first time it has issued such an order.

    By Nov. 2, 2022
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    Smoker Friendly adds 30 locations to its footprint with latest acquisition

    Two big acquisitions, including Collett Enterprises’ 30 stores and Tobacco Superstores’ 79 locations, have boosted Smoker Friendly’s portfolio by over 60% in 2022.

    By Nov. 1, 2022
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    Philip Morris buys U.S. rights to IQOS as it preps for domestic production

    The company’s $2.7 billion agreement with Altria comes as the cigarette alternative is working to get back into U.S. markets.

    By Oct. 21, 2022
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    DOJ files lawsuits against 6 vaping companies

    This marks the first time the department has filed injunctions against suppliers for failing to heed warning letters by the FDA.

    By Oct. 20, 2022
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    California flavored tobacco sales hinge on November vote

    Prop 31 could cut revenue for convenience stores in the Golden State in cities where there is not currently a ban on the products.

    By Oct. 19, 2022
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    Juul will pay $438M to settle multistate investigation

    The agreement outlines marketing restrictions for the embattled e-cigarette maker, and follows other settlements centered on how it has allegedly advertised to underage users.

    By Sept. 8, 2022